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VMware View Clients in Version 1.7 available

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Next to the VMware View 5.1.2 release, they’ve also updated their VMware View Client to version 1.7. There are new clients for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and also Windows Store as already mentioned in my article from last Friday.

What’s new with the clients?

The View Client for Windows (5.2) which was already released in October 2012 brought support for Windows 8 and Uniform Resource Identifiers.

For the Mac users VMware has a special! As the first vendor VMware now supports USB redirection from a MacOS system to the Windows virtual desktop.

The Linux client now uses FreeRDP when connecting via RDP to a desktop, there’ve been also improvements with USB redirection.

Android 4.2 users on Nexus 7, Nexus 10 and Kindle Fire HD 8.9 are also supported now. There is a new fullscreen touchpad functionality available and the screen resolution is up to 2560×1600.

If you want to download any View Client please go to the VMware View Client website:

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Written by Christoph Harding

December 17th, 2012 at 11:38 am

Posted in VMware View

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